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FJ & PN Curran P/L v Almond Investors Land P/L (No 2) [2019] VSCA 273

PRACTICE AND PROCEUDRE, COSTS
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Whelan, Niall and Ashley JJA
Parties: 

FJ & PN Curran P/L v Almond Investors Land P/L (No 2)

Judgment Date: 
22 November 2019
Catchwords: 

PRACTICE AND PROCEUDRE - COSTS - Costs of first instance proceeding and appeal - Appeal successful on some grounds - Late amendment of statement of claim at trial - Success of appeal significantly dependent on amendment - Offer of compromise by appellant prior to amendment - Offer refused - Pursuit on appeal of grounds evidently without merit - Refusal of offer of compromise warranted - Appellant awarded costs on the standard basis of first instance proceeding and appeal, but discounted in each instance.

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